Mothers Burnout: What It Looks Like

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Burnout is the state of complete mental, physical and emotional exhaustion. There has been a lot of discussion about professional burnout and today I am looking at parental burnout. Hubert and Aujoulat (2018) interviewed five mothers who stated the all-encompassing reason for their burnout was fear. They feared they were not good enough mothers, lack of control, and discontinuity of self. The women were overinvested in their…

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